Maryland Amburgey
and Martha Jane Smith

Maryland Amburgey, Martha Jane Smith and Son
Maryland Amburgey and Martha Jane Smith
Martha Jane Smith, Unknown Granddaughter and Maryland Amburgey
Maryland Amburgey b 18 Dec 1880 Letcher Co KY d 26 Feb 1965 Carr Creek, Knott Co KY; buried Greasy Burgey Cemetery, Pine Top, Knott Co KY; s/o William "Greasy Bill" Amburgey and Minerva Pratt. Maryland Amburgey m. 12 March 1906 Knott Co KY to Martha Jane Marthy Smith b 14 Aug 1890 Knott Co KY d 12 Apr 1979 Knott Co KY; buried Greasy Burgey Cemetery, Pine Top, Knott Co KY; d/o Hilliard Jackson Smith and Armelda "Melda" Combs.Children of Maryland Amburgey and Martha Jane Smith;

1. Israel M Amburgey b 25 Dec 1906 d 14 Feb 1992 Bedford, Trimble Co KY; m. 15 Dec 1927 to (2) Edna Draughn; d/o Joseph Draughn and Malissa Ison. Israel M Amburgey m. 1926 (div) to (1) Grace Ashley b about 1910 KY; d/o Freeland Ashley and Manerva Unknown. Child of Israel M Amburgey and Grace Ashley;

i. Israel R Amburgey b 4 Dec 1926 Hazard, Perry Co KY

Israel M Amburgey m. 15 Dec 1927 Letcher Co KY to (2) Edna L Draughn b 1907 KY; d/o Joe Draughn and Malissia Unknown. Children of Israel M Amburgey and Edna L Draughn;

i. Female Amburgey; m. Eugene Haller

ii. Male Amburgey; m. Female McIntyre; d/o Joseph H McIntyre and Frances Clark. (2 children)

2. Kelly W Amburgey b 1910 KY

3. Pearl Pearlie Amburgey (f) b 1912 Knott Co KY. Pearl Amburgey m. 12 Nov 1931 Wise Co VA to (1) Emmet Blair b 1903 Wise Co VA; s/o Grant Blair and Sarah Hampton. Pearl Pearlie Amburgey m. 1 Jan 1938 Letcher Co KY to Vincent Collins. Pearl Pearlie Amburgey m. 17 Mar 1945 Winchester, Clark Co KY to Virgil L Virgie Eversole b 1916; s/o Adam Eversole and Pauline Stidham.

4. Bessie Amburgey b 21 Mar 1913 Knott Co KY

5. Nettie Amburgey b 24 May 1914 Knott Co KY; m. 10 Oct 1931 Knott Co KY to Alonzo Watts b 1908. Alonzo was a minister in 1931.

6. John D Amburgey b 10 Dec 1917 d 22 Feb 1985 Hazard ARH Hazard, KY; buried Greasy Graveyard, Eldred Vance Cemetery, Pinetop, KY, lived at Red Fox, KY. Obit states John D Amburgey was a member of DAV and Retired Army Veteran; m. 1956 Letcher Co KY to Cora Mullins b 21 Feb 1931 d 26 Apr 1996 Mallie, Knott Co KY; d/o Herman Mullins and Callie Unknown.

7. Nora Amburgey b 18 May 1920 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY


Obituary of John D Amburgey

John D Amburgey, age 67, of Redfox, KY died at Hazard ARH Feb 22, 1985. He was born Dec 10, 1917, the son of Maryland Amburgey and Martha Smith. He was a member of the DAV and a Retired Army Veteran. He is survived by his wife, Cora; one son, Alonzo of Lexington; five daughters, Lawanna Jane Thornsberry of Redfox, Johnnie Dale Wright of Isom, Martha Lynn Amburgey of Washington, D. C., Betty Lou Thornsberry of Raven, Mona Wakesha Sammons of Jeremiah; one brother, Israel Amburgey of LaGrange; two sisters, Nettie Watts of Carr Creek, Pearl Eversole of Hindman; four grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at Old Carr Regular Baptist church with Old Regular Baptist Minsters Arlie Combs, Orville Mullins, Claren Williams, Ronnie Combs, Alonzo Watts officiating. Burial followed in Greasy Graveyard, Eldred Vance Cemetery, Pinetop. Hindman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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